Jacolby Satterwhite, ‘Pain Magnets’, 2016, LUNDGREN GALLERY

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About Jacolby Satterwhite

Jacolby Satterwhite’s vibrant work weaves together performance, animation, and personal ephemera. His videos and performances build on household or cosmetic products that his schizophrenic mother imagined and sketched. Satterwhite traces these objects and incorporates them into a virtual world filled with family videos and recordings of the artist dancing and vogue-ing in bright, tight body suits. “There are limits with what you can do with objects, because objects are imbedded with history, politics and all kinds of anxiety,” he has said. “To put myself in a virtual world is a political gesture, negating all those associations.” Satterwhite’s worlds evoke the escapism of Afro-futurism and suggest a posthuman quasi-utopic virtual reality.

American, b. 1986, Columbia, South Carolina, based in New York, New York

Group Shows on Artsy

2016
SCREENING SERIES, LUNDGREN GALLERY, Palma de Mallorca
2016
Two man show - Luis Gispert and Jacolby Satterwhite, LUNDGREN GALLERY, Palma de Mallorca
2015
Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
2014
Recess, Recess
2014
Whitney Biennial 2014, Whitney Biennial 2014